1975 saw Bruno Sammartino
as the WWWF Champion, this was Bruno's second
full year as champion on his second run.
The main challengers for
Bruno's belt were Spiros Arion, Waldo Von Erich,
George Steele & Cowboy Bobby Duncum
Former champion Ivan Koloff & Supestar Billy
Graham also challenged Bruno in 1975 but could
take the belt.
started with The Valiant Brothers as WWWF Tag
Victor Rivera & Dom
Denucci beat The Valiants in a 2/3 fall match.
This was one of the most exciting bouts of the
In August of 1975 Victor
Rivera gave up his half of the tag title, Dom
DeNucci picked Pat Barrett as his new partner.
Blackjack Mulligan &
Blackjack Lanza defeated Denucci & Barrett
in the fall of 1975.
In November Tony Parisi
& Louis Cerdan defeated the Blackjacks to
win the titles.
Top 10 WWWF
Wrestlers of 1975
5. Andre The
8. Chief Jay
9. Waldo Von
card from 1975
did take place but not in the same evening)
Vachon vs Tony Altimore
vs Davey O'Hannon
vs Dean Ho
vs Blackjack Mulligan
Calhoun vs Waldo Von Erich
Monsoon & Larry Zbyszko vs Killer Kowalski
& Cowboy Bob Duncum
Rivera vs Greg Valentine
vs Chief Jay Strongbow
vs Ivan Koloff
Sammartino vs Ernie Ladd
Some of the
big news for 1975 was the heel turn of Spiros
Arion. In a match against Killer Kowalski Chief
Jay Strongbow interfered on behalf of Arion.
After Arion gets dis-qualified he turns on
Strongbow and feuds with Strongbow &
Victor Rivera left the WWWF
to compete in the IWA.